A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Event id: us70006elp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006elp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/11/19 / 2019-11-29 21:07:08 / November 29, 2019 @ 9:07 pm. Exact location of event, depth 24.2 km, -71.7939° West, -32.7518° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.2 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 16:07:08 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cartagena, Llaillay, La Ligua (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km NNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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